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The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time

Updated January 11, 2021 408.0k votes 48.8k voters 1.5m views277 items

List RulesVote up the best shows that heavily feature elements of the supernatural or paranormal.

These are the very best supernatural TV shows, ranked from best to worst. Satisfyingly out-of-this-world supernatural TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining supernatural show of all time is. This list of the greatest supernatural shows includes everything in the genre, from TV shows about witches, to vampires, aliens, and beyond (the veil). Don't let your favorite supernatural television programs in history fall to the bottom of the list - be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of supernatural television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator, and premiere date, and even pictures, when available.

Whether they're current supernatural TV shows or off-the-air classics, shows with paranormal themes tend to gain huge cult followings. This list below has a variety of shows on it, from Strange to Haven, and from witch TV shows to other fantasy shows that fans of the genre love. Scrolling through Netflix looking for some new shows like Supernatural to watch? Look no further, this list has all the good supernatural TV shows that will fill your need for shows in this genre.

What is the best supernatural show of all time? What are the greatest supernatural shows? Cast your votes below on your favorite supernatural series and rerank this list of supernatural TV shows to see how your preferences stack up to those of other fans.

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  • Supernatural1
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    Supernatural

    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

    Premiered2005

    NetworkThe WB Television Network, The CW Television Network

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  • Shadowhunters2
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    Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood

    Premiered2016

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  • Constantine3
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    Matt Ryan, Harold Perrineau

    Premiered2014

    NetworkNBC

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  • The Order4
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    Jake Manley, Sarah Grey

    Premiered2019

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  • Scooby-Doo5
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    Casey Kasem, Don Messick

    Premiered1969

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  • Arrow6
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    Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy

    Premiered2012

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    Colin Morgan, Angel Coulby

    Premiered2008

    NetworkBBC One

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    Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve

    Premiered2015

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alyson Hannigan

    Premiered1997

    NetworkThe WB

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    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

    Premiered2016

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  • American Horror Story11
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    Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott

    Premiered2011

    NetworkFX

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  • True Blood12
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    Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer

    Premiered2008

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  • Witches of East End13
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    Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum

    Premiered2013

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  • Angel14
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    David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter

    Premiered1999

    NetworkThe WB Television Network

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    Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker

    Premiered2011

    NetworkThe CW Television Network

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    Grant Gustin, Candice Patton

    Premiered2014

    NetworkThe CW

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  • Penny Dreadful17
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    Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton

    Premiered2014

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  • iZombie18
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    Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin

    Premiered2015

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  • Heroes19
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    Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman

    Premiered2006

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  • Smallville20
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    Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum

    Premiered2001

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    Premiered2013

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  • Supergirl22
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    Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks

    Premiered2015

    NetworkThe CW

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  • Sleepy Hollow23
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    Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie

    Premiered2013

    NetworkFox

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  • The X-Files24
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    David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson

    Premiered1993

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    Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt

    Premiered2014

    NetworkSyfy

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